deeper intentions of the daughters speeches. Sight, in the Shakespeare play, King Lear, some of the characters show that they have knowledge of what is going happening around them and some, unfortunately, do not see that the ones they love are mischievous and only out to get what they have. He does not even question if Edgar would do something like this because he fails to see Edgar as the good son. Despite her awareness and understanding of the world around her, her father s blindness causes her death in the end of the play. While Lear can physically see, his inability to judge character demonstrates his figurative inability to see. Let me wipe it first; it smells of mortality? However, when Cordelia says I love your majesty/ According to my bond, no more nor less (I, i, 92-93 Lear cannot see what these words really mean. Ironically, he later discovers that Cordelia is the only daughter he wants to see, asking her to forget and forgive.
Gloucester is the aging Earl, a good man with a long run of bad luck. Lear as much as they should. Bibliography, skaespeare, King Lear 341. Oedipus states, O god-all come true, all burst to light!
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This, in addition to his lack of insight into other people, condemns his relationship with his most beloved daughter, Cordelia. However, she made demands upon Lear to not bring his knights.?Regan. Because of his high position in society he is supposed to be able to distinguish good from bad: unfortunately, his lack of insight prevented him to. This shows that all bad things happen to the good people. He can never see his trusted servant for whom he really.